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Eric Gjonnes (EKG) - BPL Lifetime Member

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About Me PCT- 2002-2010
PCT- 2011
AT- 2012
CDT- 2013
FT- 2014
CitySalem
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Exped 60
Nice review Luke. Would the compression straps work well for securing clumbsy tools such as a shovel? Or will that mess up its original intent?

In Editor's Roundtable » Exped Lightning 60 Review
May 14, 11:40am

Out of context
"You are carrying the Unaweep to carry heavy loads. Given that, I can't see 5 oz making a significant difference and would go with the higher durability." See Dave U. I can also pul...

In Editor's Roundtable » Top Ultralight Tent Review
April 16, 8:52pm

Re: I Guess We're All Pros!?!?
Thanks Thomas for sharing your experience with the MH tents. That was very helpful info. I found the Fly Creek UL 2 to be a bit narrow with my 10 y/o daughter and I. I think it was less about sq...

In Editor's Roundtable » Top Ultralight Tent Review
April 16, 8:27pm

Re: Re: Apples and oranges
Lapsley Hope- Yes, absolutely.

In Editor's Roundtable » Top Ultralight Tent Review
April 16, 8:13pm

Re: Re: Apples and oranges
Dave U. All good questions so I'll clarify, though this discussion was about double wall freestanding tents and not about me. The TT Notch looks like a fine double wall tent, but still isn...

In Editor's Roundtable » Top Ultralight Tent Review
April 16, 8:12pm

Apples and oranges
You can't compare UL shelters to freestanding double wall TENTS. They are totally different items and have different uses. That is why Sean doesn't mention the UL shelters in this article ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Top Ultralight Tent Review
April 16, 5:27pm

Tent comparison
Funny, I wish this article would have come out 2 weeks ago. This is a tough crowd in here today. Sure, we can always pick apart what an author shoud have included, but he did give enough info that...

In Editor's Roundtable » Top Ultralight Tent Review
April 16, 11:53am

Not a Light Pack
Oh, I forgot to mention the adjustable harness system. How much weight did that add? That wouldn't be necessary if the buyer knew how to size themselves, something most cottage gear companies...

In Editor's Roundtable » Deuter ACTLite 40+10 Spotlite Review
March 04, 10:13pm

Not a Light Pack
I'm Sorry Roger but no excuses or circumstances will convince me or many others that this weight is necessary. The "lid", extra straps, zippers, superfluous pockets, and ridiculous p...

In Editor's Roundtable » Deuter ACTLite 40+10 Spotlite Review
March 04, 10:04pm

Deuter ACTLite?
Deuter says it's 3.5 pounds. Most Thru-hikers "big three" (pack, sleeping bag, and tent) weigh less than this combined. Looks like REI's idea of light. I'll stick with the ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Deuter ACTLite 40+10 Spotlite Review
February 20, 6:11pm

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